If you use your body in any way, and all of us do, at some point you are going to have muscle and joint pain. Muscles get tired and overused. We have been using our muscles all day, every day since we were born. Even when you are sleeping, you are using your muscles. While you sleep, your autonomic nervous system is controlling and contracting your muscles to keep you breathing and keep your heart pumping; to keep you alive.
Your muscles can get overused and achy from starting a new exercise routine, doing an activity you are not used to doing, from doing an activity repetitively, or from arthritis, to name a few reasons why. Continue reading Managing Muscle and Joint Pain